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How to Apply

How to Apply
Starting an Application 
  1. Locate your program of interest using our program search.
  2. Click the "Apply Now" button within the program brochure page to create an online application. Follow the prompts.

Logging in to an Existing Application new login
  1. From the UW-Eau Claire study abroad homepage (, click LOGIN from the top navigation bar.
  2. Click "I have a UW-Eau Claire username and password" and log in using your UW-Eau Claire username and password.  (Non-UW-Eau Claire users log in by clicking, "I do not have login credentials to this site.")

Completing an Application
There are five types of submissions that must be completed during the application process.  The number and type of each submission varies slightly by program.  Click on each item within your online application for further instruction about how to complete it.
  1. Learning Content: Read these documents thoroughly and mark ‘read.’  Reference this information when needed.
  2. Material Uploads/Submissions: Follow the instructions on your application to upload various items to your application. The CIE will no longer accept paper copies.
  3. Signature Documents: Read thoroughly and ‘sign’ these documents electronically.
  4. Application Questionnaires: Complete and submit these electronic forms directly within your online application.  You may save and edit questionnaires before submitting.
  5. Recommendation: Most programs do NOT require a recommendation during the application process. If you are applying to Chile; Winchester, England; Aberdeen, Scotland; Stirling, Scotland or a faculty-led immersion program, one recommendation is required.  Follow the instructions within your application for sending an electronic request.

Once all Learning Content, Material Uploads/Submissions, Signature Documents, Application Questionnaires, and Recommendations (if applicable) are received, your application is complete.  There is nothing further that you need to do.  If you have questions please contact  Early submission is encouraged!

Application Deadlines
Summer/Fall/Academic Year 2017
  • Priority deadline: NOVEMBER 15, 2016
  • Extended deadline: February 3, 2017 
  • Application cycle opens September 1, 2016
Winterim/Spring/Calendar Year 2018
  • Priority Deadline: APRIL 3, 2017 
  • Extended Deadline: August 15, 2017 for select programs
  • After the priority deadline, click the "DEADLINES" link in the top navigation bar to see which programs have extended deadlines and are still accepting applications.